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The Week Ahead: September 17-21 on the AVENUE

Monday, September 17, 2018

Here’s what’s going on this week in New York



Meet Jaap!


The New York Philharmonic’s Opening Gala concert will introduce Jaap van Zweden in his inaugural concert as music director. Daniil Trifonov solos in Ravel’s jazz-infused Piano Concerto in G. The Rite of Spring roars to life with visceral rhythms and the raw energy of ancient Russian rituals. And you’ll witness the world premiere of a new work by composer Ashley Fure, written for this occasion.


Thursday, September 20, 7 p.m.

David Geffen Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York


 


End of Summer BBQ


Join City Harvest, New York City’s largest food rescue organization, as it aims to end summer on a fiery note with its Harvest Happenings End of Summer BBQ. The event will feature some of New York City’s hottest chefs and restaurants, all helping to support City Harvest’s work to feed New Yorkers in need. 


Thursday, September 20, 7 p.m.

Butcher Bar, 146 Orchard Street, New York


ABT on Mad Ave


In celebration of American Ballet Theatre’s 2018 fall season, American Ballet Theatre on Madison Avenue will come alive in participating boutiques located on Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Streets, as they display historic ABT costumes, as well as ballet memorabilia. The week-long festivities will begin with open nigh kick-off receptions attended by ABT dancers and patrons on September 20. On September 22, join ABT for a ballet workshop.


September 20-27

Madison Avenue, New York


Visions of Hawai’i


Celebrate the final week of the summer season by heading to the Bronx to take a trip to Hawai’i. The New York Botanical Gardens brings together 20 of Georgia O’Keeffe’s little-known depictions of Hawai‘i from a nine-week sojourn in 1939 while on commission to produce images for a Hawaiian Pineapple Company promotional campaign. Georgia O’Keefe: Visions of Hawai’i is on display through October 28.


Through October 28

New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx


Room for Tea


It’s tea time in New York! Room for tea is the first tea-themed art popup in the city, celebrating the diversity of tea culture. The exhibit is open through September 22.


Through September 22

371 Broadway, New York City


 


And for more things to do, be sure to check out Avenue’s Social Calendar.


 


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